Focus mainly on what you think is going on. Also, take your time, it's not long at all. Keep in mind that the focus of this is trying a new way to give information to the player (you), not scare an audience, so do try to immerse yourself.

Amnesia v1.2 (Justine) patch is required.

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Tons of custom stories for Amnesia: The Dark Descent were published on Desura during last months, and with the current trend of huge amounts of new custom stories added daily to ModDB & IndieDB, many more may be released in coming days, thanks to developers & mappers of Amnesia user-made stories.

Spotlighted custom stories
DeteriorationDeterioration ParasomniaParasomnia
Some models I been working onCry Oni ArmoryDark Seclusion

All Amnesia custom stories published on Desura so far:

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Info for developers

What do you need to do to see your custom story on Desura?

Your custom story can be published only if
1) its releases (downloads) are added to ModDB/IndieDB
2) its release date is set to released (only released CSs are on Desura)
3) it installs to custom_stories folder or installs to its own single folder (like isolated conversions such as Parasomnia or Deterioration)

Also you can ensure that your mod profile
1) has some news articles added
2) has at least 7 screenshots uploaded to the Images section
3) promotional media (screenshots, videos) are of high quality & resolution e.g. in-game screenshots instead of editor screenshots
(otherwise your CS won't be shown on the main page of Desura and it may get less attention than it deserves)

"Complex" custom stories (total conversions) that install directly to the main Amnesia game directory could be also published on Desura but at the moment it's strongly unrecommended and a little discouraged due to many possible user problems with installing & uninstalling such stories through Desura (and without Desura).

It's simply easiest and best practice to have your mods install to their own folders without copying anything to original game folders or overwriting anything from the main game folders. Most modders and mods on ModDB do that unless specific game engine disallows hardcore modifications or total conversions. Parasomnia and Deterioration are examples that prove that Amnesia is highly moddable and isolated total conversions installing to their own folders are definitely possible.

Your custom story will be automatically published by Desura staff if your mod meets the first set of requirements detailed above - it has 1) download added to ModDB/IndieDB 2) it's released 3) installs in a simple way.

Thanks for reading, and best luck to all of you & all your projects!

Icarus - Full Download

Icarus - Full Download

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Custom story - Extract to your custom_stories directory, and it's ready.

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squeedilyplays Jun 19 2012 says:

My Let's Play lasted only 4 minutes and 33 seconds. It's here

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ʟogan Jun 22 2012 replied:

Sorry about your video. The story's not really made for Let's Plays, so I can understand if you're disappointed.

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ʟogan Creator
ʟogan Jun 22 2012 replied:

(Plus, it's kind of my fault I never mentioned somewhere you need the Justine expansion patch; in your playthrough there was an important statue missing [fixing now])

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kalebgein Mar 2 2012 says:

It was a very short story but wow i loved it. Great story and level design. i hope to see more from you!

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Shives Jan 15 2012 says:

The Atmosphere was good
But to short
I just can say 5 Minutes
But it's good anyway

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screenewr Jan 5 2012 says:

Dude, that was a good, but short, custom story. Nothing scary at all, but I loved the story. I'm waiting for more ;)

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andyrockin123 Dec 29 2011 says:

The level design in this mod would make Frictional Games themselves green with envy; everything just flowed so well together, 10/10. Keep up this amazing work.

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YukiBizarre Dec 11 2011 says:

Oh gosh, the story was short, but damn that was one of the best I've ever played!
Maybe it wasn't scary, but the idea behind it, the texts ("Can you hear the angels sing? Can you hear the drums, their wings?" was so powerful!) and the ending were great!

Also, the fact that I don't completely understand this story makes it more awesome! (like, what was I supposed to do with the purple flowers? What do they means? And the things that the angel says, what do they mean too?)

Well, awesome story. I'll give it a 10 :) I would LOVE to play others mods from you. :3 <3

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Amnesialover Nov 30 2011 says:

cool idea, but it was too short and wasn't scary at all

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matrioschka95 Oct 26 2011 says:

i have the story played and i say: The idea is good... but the story a little bit to short i have play 5 min and the story is finished

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Ignorant people don't have the patience for art in a simplistic design. It's not meant to be a shitty map meant for PewDie, it's unique in its atmosphere and people can't wrap their heads around it. Don't be mistaken by the reviews. For a short story, it has a better story than most of what is on the forums today. And it is NOT MEANT TO BE SCARY. Don't give it a bad review because it wasn't all jumpscares and crappy mapping. I'm getting tired of all the great campaigns being neglected and all the…

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